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EZ-EL Wire Skateboard 



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EZ-EL Wire Skateboard 



Written By: EZELWire 



TOOLS: 



Heat gun (1) 
Screwdriver (1) 
Wire cutter (1) 
Wrench (1) 
X-Acto knifed) 



PARTS: 



25' Pink EZ-EL Wire Kit (1) 

Skateboard (1) 

Spray paint (1) 
flat black 

Painter's tape (1) 

E-6000 glue (1) 



SUMMARY 

This guide will teach you how to make your very own EZ-EL Wire Skateboard! For more cool 
ideas check out https://ez-el.com/tutorials ! 

The EZ-EL Wire Kit you will need for this project can be purchased here . 

Enter coupon code MAKEskateboard at checkout for a discount! 



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Step 1 — EZ-EL Wire Skateboard 




• Here is what the finished project 
will look like! 



Step 2 




• Unscrew the 2 trucks that are 
underneath the deck. When this is 
done, score the sections on the 
image which is on the bottom of the 
deck. By cutting sections of the 
image, this will make the vinyl 
decal easier to rip off. Then place 
the heating gun at the edge of the 
deck. Take the point of the X-Acto 
knife and lift the image off the 
deck. You will continue to do so 
until the entire board is complete 
and you are left with a blank 
surface. 



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Step 3 




• Once you finish stripping the vinyl 
decal, line the deck with painter's 
tape. Make sure you have 
newspaper or a cardboard box to 
cover the ground before 
proceeding. Then spray paint the 
deck flat black and it should dry 
within 15 minutes. 



Step 4 




• Use the E-6000 glue and line the 
edge of the deck with the EL wire 
on top. Make sure the wire is 
applied in a neat manner, and that 
it is aligned on the board. At every 
inch, place a strip of painter's tape 
to keep the EL wire in place while 
the glue sets. 



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Step 5 




• Once the spray paint settles and 
the glue is dry, put your logo or art 
design on the bottom of the deck. 



Step 6 




• When you are finished with your 
logo, reinstall the trucks to the 
skateboard. 



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Step 7 




• Enjoy your skateboard! Take it out 
for a night skate sesh! 



This document was last generated on 2012-11-03 12:43:42 AM. 



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